slownessHow to meditate daily. (Hint: Just do it for two minutes. A new goal of mine for the spring.)

This weekend officially starts my half marathon training. My goal is to run it in 2 hours flat. Here’s the plan I’m using.

Since I’m obsessed with overnight oatmeal, I can’t wait to try this recipe for how to make steel-cut oatmeal in jars.

This slowcooker Thai butternut squash soup was delicious. (Since I am a spice wuss, I took out a little of the Thai curry paste. I also served it over rice to make it last longer.)

14 handy links for waste-free living.

Exciting school food news: Universal school meals, aka free lunch for all kids, if your school qualifies.

I’m about to start my worm compost unit in my class! Here’s a good link to teaching about worms, composting, and gardening in the classroom.